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CSPAN
Jan 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
. mr. casey of pennsylvania. mr. corker of tennessee. the vice president: please raise your right hands. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which you are about to enter, so help you god? the group: i do. the vice president: congratulations. [applause] the vice president: the clerk will call the names of the next group. the clerk: mr. cruz of texas. mr. donnelly of indiana. mrs. feinstein of california. mrs. fischer of nebraska. the vice president: please raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that you will
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 4:30am EST
rain and ice later today from atlanta, to north georgia to many areas of tennessee too. then just areas of light, fluffy snow throughout much of the ohio valley today. including this morning around chicago, late today towards tonight it will move through washington, d.c. and areas of north carolina. that's what we'll be watching. it's a little warmer out there, not quite as cold. also some rainy weather from southern california to arizona. as we go throughout your weekend, notice we're snow-free, maybe a few flurries around the great lakes. temperatures moderate. notice 17 around minneapolis. the problem is as we get warmer air heading northwards it's going to give way to clouds and rain. freezing rain could be a problem on sunday for iowa and central illinois. keep in minds are any travel plans through the midwest, a little freezing rain but the moderation begins this weekend. >> really sad i'm looking forward to 38 degrees. >>> if you're looking for entertainment, you might want to skip the movies this weekend. there are three new releases and none screened by critics. bill buzz and l
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am PST
're also told, was killed in nashville, tennessee, where a tree fell on his home. you're looking here -- look at the colors, the warnings, we're going to talk to chad maiers in a minute. i want to talk to miguel marquez, he's 60 miles north of atlanta. miguel, we saw the picture here of this tornado. tell me what you're seeing on the ground right now. >> a wide swath of damage through adairsville, it looks like, for the most part. there is a hotel that has been shredded by this storm. there is a plant that makes heavy machinery shredded by this tornado. there are several businesses along the adairsville highway, just off i-75 that have been damaged. there are power lines down throughout the area. trees are down, smashed into cars, trailers overturned, trailers damaged as well. we have seen a couple of neighborhoods where there is fairly significant damage to trailer homes. not clear where that person died, but it is not very far from where i am right now. it is still raining very hard here. the rain has been consistent. it has let up just a little bit. the other thing that is interest
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
of the country. heavy rain and flooding wash out roads in parts of west tennessee. public schools and three counties are closed today because buses couldn't get to the students. and the national weather service saying an ef-tornado hit near paducah, kentucky, on saturday. it destroyed one church and blew the steeple off another. we want to check in with alexandra steel. >> good morning you to guys. here it is. here's the cold front. along it is all the rain. you saw that flooding in western tennessee. now that rain is in eastern tennessee. it's along and ahead of a cold front. it is moving eastward. a lot of variety of weather happening be it the fog in the northeast, dense fog advisories there until. >> caller: 8:00 this morning. it will be a morning affair. things will clear out through the afternoon. travel a lot better then. but all the way, look at that from maine to the mid-atlantic, washington and the delmarva have some fog. but really the story, the temperatures. incredibly dramatic, right? you find the front. here it s there is only one little pocket of warmth here. they're wearing
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm EST
. mr. alexander: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: mr. president, i want to thank senator levin for his leadership and senator mccain, senator schumer, cardin, pryor and senator kyl who is now retired from the senate and senator barrasso. we're hopeful that the leaders will be able to recommend to us a set of changes in our rules and procedures and practices that will help the senate operate in a fairer and more efficient way. that's what all of us want. it's surprising how many of us want that. we all worked pretty hard to get here. we all understand we're political accidents. the senator from maine, the senator from arkansas, all of us know that. we're just very fortunate to be here. and while we're here, we'd like to contribute something. and that gets down really to just a couple of things. let's have a committee bill come to the floor, let's make it easy for it to come to the floor, and let us make it easy for senators from the various states and the various points of view to have their say, to offer their amendment, to have it vote
CBS
Jan 3, 2013 7:00am PST
to the tennessee waltz >>> patti page was a star before the rock 'n' roll erand a even sell vis presley couldn't knock her off the charts. she died on new year's day after performing for seven decades and selling more than 7 million records. ♪ how much is that doggy in the window ♪ >> patti page was a pop ian when pop songs sounded like this. ♪ i remember the night ♪ >> beginning in 1948 the woman they called the singing rage scored at least one top 20 hit for 11 straight years including her biggest single "the tennessee waltz." ♪ yes i lost my little darling ♪ >> which stayed at number one for nine weeks in 1950 and '51. ♪ the beautiful tennessee waltz ♪ >> it's one thing to have hits and patti page had plenty of those. it's another thing for your voice to be a defining voice of the era. >> her popularity took her to television where she had broadcasts on all three networks and in 1960s page tried her hand on the big screen appearing in three feature films including opposite burt lancaster. >> when did you stop serving god? >> about two years ago. >> repo
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2013 1:00pm EST
dress. host: to douglas, nashville, tennessee, democratic caller. caller: good morning. host: what are your throughouts on the inaugural address? caller: i thought it was wonderful. i thought the speech was very insightful and i believe that he talked about we the people and together we can do the things he set out to do. host: he talked about social security, climate change, equal rights for gay couples and women. is that your priority list? caller: i'm not sure it's in that order but the president has a hard job and congress has yet to work together with him and i believe that we have good republicans and over 50% of the country agreed with the position of the president and i believe the congress will go along with him eventually. host: give me your priority list, top five, or top three. caller: jobs, education, and for the war to end. host: all right. ok. that was douglas in nashville, tennessee, a democrat there. let's hear the president in his own words talking about the economy and his thoughs on social security and medicare. [video clip brbts >> for we, the people understand
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
blackburn of tennessee, she too voted no, asked for disaster assistance following a flood in tennessee. louie gohmert. you can always depend on a no vote there. he requested a broader disaster declaration following hurricane ike. jim jordan of ohio, a no vote, requested a disaster declaration after storms in his state. can you believe this? tom price of georgia a no? he voted no for sandy relief? he called for disaster relief after tornadoes. jim sense sensenbrenner. joe wilson of north carolina also a no vote supported usda drought relief to help those farmers out. then there is steve palazzo of mississippi. palazzo represents the coastal region of his state, an area completely devastated by hurricane katrina. palazzo voted no on sandy relief because he says he is worried about the nation's debt. the bigger picture he says is we also have to recognize that we have a financial disaster that is looming in this country that i believe personally in my heart -- in his heart -- is going to be greater than any disaster that has ever hit the u.s. well, when katrina struck back in 2005, this c
LINKTV
Jan 15, 2013 9:00am PST
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Current
Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
. something that kind of shocked me in the great state of tennessee with the courthouse. i thought they couldn't really top fighting the ten commandment ins courthouses. having a place you put up thou shalt not kill is pretty funny. in cookeville, tennessee? >> in cookeville, tennessee they decided that a pastor there, a southern baptist pastor decided that what was missing from the putnam county courthouse were the words "in god we trust." okay, fine. it is on the money. it is essentially the model of the united states. because eisenhower got that passed in 1956. >> john: it is not the conservative point of view. the conservative point of view would be a separation of church and state as the founders intended. 18th century point of view is putting in god we trust in everything. >> they raised money to put "in god we trust" in two foot tall gold letters, not just on the front of the courthouse but on all four sides above every entrance. so that no matter where you walk into the courthouse, you see "in god we trust." >> that's very donald trump of them. >> i just want to know what's wrong with
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 9:00am PST
knocked down. we already have seen roofs ripped off homes in tennessee. one man reportedly killed from a falling tree. the storm creating dangerous conditions on the road. police in kentucky say this tractor-trailer flipped over after hitting a concrete barrier. the central u.s. was hit with numerous crashes in kansas and ohio. want to bring in chad myers. we are getting word that a tornado touched down in northern georgia a half hour ago. what do we know? >> it was the town of adairsville, georgia. there are triage areas set up at local banks. this was a big hit. we don't have video approved for air yet. stay tuned was. we have to ask the photographer, make sure this is okay. we'll show you the tornado. it's an impressive tornado for georgia. maybe not of the f-5 or 4 like you would see in kansas, texas, oklahoma, nebraska, but a big tornado did roll through town. over the interstate knocking over cars, tipping over a tractor-trailer as well. as you said, this is making a snow event up here in parts of oh wisconsin and michigan. then the line of oh weather, the cold air. right here, t
FOX Business
Jan 30, 2013 9:20am EST
is in this a lexus, the rich moving from high tax states to lower tax states like texas, arizona, tennessee, florida. joining us is ed butowksi, welcome back to the program. you are going to tell me about your clients, no names. clients of yours on the move, calif. out, some place else. you have got a gentleman moving from orange county to where? >> right into dallas. his number one reason was carries no reason to pay, the ceo of public companies that i'm done, moved to dallas, got an apartment and got much smaller but paying nothing in income-tax is because in the state of texas is a big zero. stuart: he has saved an enormous amount of money. >> a very wealthy man and really symbolic of what is happening throughout california. not just the rich. you hear people saying get me out, another client in san diego, not an extraordinarily wealthy person but has done well, retiring, said i am done, and move to idaho. stuart: anybody else in california moving? >> another thing. i manage professional athletes. when they negotiate their contracts one thing becomes of is they will go to california is taxes. how
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 7:00am PST
-- this is accumulating ice from east texas, all the way through tennessee. that's rough on the roads. >> that is sloppy. okay, sam, thanks. >>> coming up, an emotional day in court for the woman accused of killing her ex-boyfriend. the stunning interrogation tapes of jodi arias revealed. >>> also ahead, the mystery of the missing millions. why best-selling crime writer patricia cornwell says she was cheated out of a fortune. >>> and jodie foster's modern family. why the fiercely private actress is revealing so much right now. >>> they're called miracle berries. we're going to try them. we'll tell you if they're a dieting breakthrough. to try them. we'll tell you if they're a dieting breakthrough. humana medicare plans now include 5% savings on great for you healthier foods at walmart! it's part of the vitality healthyfood program... and one more way humana medicare can help you choose what's good for your health and your wallet. so you can spend a little less money... and spend a little more time sharing what you know with the people who matter most. humana. ♪ it's not for colds. it's not for pain. i
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
month of december. take a look at before and after photo from tennessee beach. the arch from tennessee beach is what's been in hundreds of photos. but in december, that archway crashed down onto the beach below. police say the storm in december was a factor but the pounding surf and also water getting in over the years, helped it to give away. >>> all right. 7:11. why a connecticut lawmaker is apologizing for comments she made about gabrielle giffords. plus how the former congresswoman is marking the second anniversary of the shooting that nearly killed her. >>> and going on tour. if you missed it the last time, you have another chance to see the giants' world series trophy. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. only $29 a month for
KRON
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm PST
-- tennessee. this nashville man was killed when a large tree crashed onto his home. he's one of at least two people killed -- the other victim is from georgia. tennessee is under a state of emergency tonight after severe storms passed through last night and this morning. many buildings were flattened and trees and power lines are down. in texas, mississippi alabama and indiana. this steeple was torn from a church in alabama. farthe pastor says he's just grateful no one was inside at the time. it's just one of many buildings damaged in the area. and this is some of the damage in indiana.where barns, homes and stores were damaged. the huge storm front left its mark from the gulf coast - to the great lakes. >> jacqueline: temperatures for in the 60s in a number of locations. 68 in santa rosa, sunnyvale, pleasanton and 66 degrees in san jose. as we look of the current conditions rather mild. temperatures are in the 60s for the most part we are dropping into the 50s. as we take a look at futurecast widespread 40's and it will stay in my health. her dropping into the 30's in some locations as for
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 8:00am PST
fell in tennessee where dozens of counties were under tornado warnings for most of the morning. the high winds have really done a number on homes and took down power lines and trees in the nashville area and the national weather service says a tornado with 150-mile-an-hour winds touched down in mt. julieweulij. similar scenes from central indiana. winds as high as 80 miles an hour. caused moderate to major damage. part of a dangerous weather system stretching over 1,000 miles from new orleans to philadelphia bringing wild temperature swings. 60 and 70-mile-an-hour winds. flood warnings and even snow. our chad myers has been trying to keep tabs on how this has been changing. we've been reading headlines all morning. it's kind of hard to see where it's going given where we've been. >> you need to take cover immediately in georgia. a tornado headed there. we are tracking these cells. one after another. moving into a populated part of georgia at this time. here's atlanta. rome, georgia, right there. there is the circulation of this storm about to move over i-75 but not quite yet. l
CSPAN
Jan 10, 2013 8:00pm EST
in 2011. hedidi in tennessee. caller: hi. how are you? host: fine thanks. caller: thank you for taking my call. i have almost completed my doctorate degree are. i am a college professor. my student loan debt is three times my annual income. i husband and i cannot afford to pay our student loan payments monthly payments because it is about $11,000 per month. can you talk about options for repayment? guest: the government ruled out -- it goes further and lowering monthly payments. if you qualify for it, it moves up the date for which your loans are forgiven. it can be 20 years instead of 25. some can go further than the income-based repayment. host: here is a tweet. i only can read my bank statement with a piece of mind. next caller. caller: i'm a student. i was a student. i finished my doctorate. i had student loans that were about $57,000. four years later, i got it down to $41,000. this is the only student loan debt i had. i know what it is like to watch almost $600 or month going to debt funds. i'm calling as an educator because i heard the student loan situation is akin to the mortgage
FOX News
Jan 26, 2013 3:00am PST
of tennessee. icing on the trees can cause power to go down and we talk about a half inch on some of the roads that means those roads become a solid sheet of ice as my mom would say. temps as you are waking up. cold across yeaforts north. not as cold as it was. 3 in minneapolis. the east is is going to look pretty good behind this storm system as far as precipitation goes. big storm out across parts of the west. southern california and arizona. this is one storm, there is another one in towards the pacific northwest. those will be weather makerrers across the central plains and eventually the northeast. take a look at the fiewrd, what this storm does it pulls out here into parts of the plains. by tomorrow you see that big area of pink, that's an ice storm potentially that we are talking about tomorrow and tomorrow night in across places like saint lewis and chicago and detroit. now, typically we see snow here. we don't see ice storms. incredibly dangerous. much more dangerous than a snow storm. big problem we are dealing with here. potentially seeing some of that ice maybe making its way in ph
KRON
Jan 4, 2013 8:00pm PST
been shaking before it went down. the plane had been headed to a knoxville, tennessee airport. also, this funnel cloud was also spotted in miami dade county. >> jacqueline: we did enjoy some sunny skies and warmer temperatures even low 60s in redwood city. 59 in fremont. santa rosa, richmond, 57 degrees in san francisco but temperatures are dropping off, dramatically. 37 and fairfield. 41 novato and we are going to see more cold temperatures. mostly clear skies. some high clouds but this wider view shore mid tail end of this system is approaching the coast. it is going to make its way to the bay area over night. temperatures are going to drop into the 30's. cooling will be halted. it is still going to be chilly. and in decreasing cloud coverage for the day with afternoon rainfall. late afternoon rainfall. timing it out. >> coming up i will give up some high end headphones these are endorsed by michael phelps.. and swappable and you can purchase each piece and upgrade to build your perfect pair www.kron4.com ... >> these fires are ron san francisco a round--san francisco sleep train
WHUT
Jan 31, 2013 6:00pm EST
. tornadoes were reported in mississippi, georgia, indiana, and tennessee on wednesday. a freak occurrence for the month of january. the storms erupted after a cold front from the arctic region clashed with warm air from the gulf of mexico. in massachusetts, democrat john kerry bade farewell to the senate wednesday following his confirmation as the next secretary of state. he will replace hillary clinton on friday. the massachusetts governor patrick has tapped william cowan as john kerry's temporary replacement until a special election is held in june. with that appointment, this and will have to get african- american members for the first time ever. those are some of the headlines read. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. today we look at what is been a major push a comprehensive immigration reform this week. on monday, a bar partisan group of senators announced a blueprint that includes a path to citizenship for some of the estima
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
in died, a man in tennessee died. miguel marquez has more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, this affected so many people, the person who died here was not too far from where we are. this is ground central for where that tornado touched down in this area. he was in a trailer house, the tree went down and killed him inside of it but the storm crosses a broad swathe of the country, packed a powerful punch. >> we can see circulation in the cloud -- >> reporter: a reporter from atlanta affiliate wsb caught one twister as it touched down. >> toward i-75. >> reporter: in its path, utter destruction. this is main street in adairsville, georgia. you can see the back side of the street trucks completely destroyed own an this side a normal day of work at the daiqui plant, they come here to make parts for tractors, complete devastation, 50 to 100 people working here today, and across this entire area, trucks, everything, shredded. at the plant, justin carnes and his fellow employees took refuge in the bathroom. what did it sound like? >> walls shaking, everything was shaking. >> pressu
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm EST
call is from robin. she is watching us in tennessee. caller: i am so glad i voted for obama. he really shines when he makes his speech. you can tell he is sincere in trying to do what the majority of the people want. and i am really proud of him and proud to be an american because of him. and my son was in the choir. i would have liked to see more of them. they are a great college. i just hope the people that do not agree will be ok with those of us who do. it feels great right not to be an american. host: robyn is referring to lee university singers who hail from the eu -- lee university in tennessee. next is a call from john. john is a naperville, illinois. an independent there. caller: i really enjoyed the inaugural program. in particular, president obama saying we need not choose between those who brought us where we are today and those who stand for where we will be in the future. then i have a question. what is the history behind the flags displayed in front of the white house? host: the white house or the capital? caller: the capital. host: there is information about the flags,
FOX News
Jan 28, 2013 8:00am PST
: there is a new plan in tennessee that affects family welfare parents and ties them to the children of those recipients performance in school. you get lower grades you get lower payments. joining us is the sponsor of the bill republican state senator stacey campfield and doctor joh ann roberts a school superintendent in illinois and michigan where similar laws were proposed. great to see both of you. thanks for being with us. actually our first guest is on the stone. i want to ask first about what is going on in tennessee, so representative campfield if i can ask you why you're proposing this, because you already have a measure in place that if kid don't go to school parents lose 20% of their welfare cash payments. >> yeah, you know we're taking it to the next level and saying, listen if your kid is failing every single class because who knows what reason, unless you are a special needs child or something like that we're going to stop or cutback on the amount of straight cash payments you're going to get. this has nothing to do with food stamps or wick or school lunches or anything or school
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 10:00am EST
: george in clarksville, tennessee, republican caller. caller: yes, hi. i just like to make a comment or two. i believe that any executive order regarding guns is always aimed at law-abiding citizens. this administration flooded the market with thousands of weapons for criminals and now it seems like he slowly wants to disarm our country. we can't control our borders. how will he -- i guess russian gun dealers are probably drooling. one other comment i'd like to make. he will be surrounded by children when he makes his announcement. it seems like during the gulf war, saddam hussein surrounded himself with children and that was a chilling video. those children were scared to death. thank you very much. guest: i think the caller makes a very good point with regard to the issue of focusing on criminals and unfortunately the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives is involved in a very serious issue which has been well discussed and we'll continue to examine this. the attorney general of the united states was held in contempt for not releasing information about the fwast and f
CSPAN
Jan 27, 2013 2:00pm EST
for colleges and universities. in our state of tennessee, 30 years ago, the state paid 70% of the cost of going to the university of tennessee. today it pays 30%, and medicaid is the chief culprit. now, everyone knows this. i mean, the president's own debt commission has told him this and suggested a way to deal with it. 40 or 50 of us on both sides of the aisle have been working together, meeting together and having dinner together, writing bills together trying to come up with plans to do it. senator corker, my colleague from tennessee, has developed a bill which i am his prime cosponsor which says over the next ten years we have found a way to strengthen medicare and other entitlements by reducing the growth in spending. we understand this. we passed a budget control act a couple of years ago. people said they didn't like it. well, it wasn't so bad because it took 38%, 39% of the budget, which is all of our discretionary spending. this is national defense, national parks, national labs. it's going up about the re of the -- of inflation. this is before we get to the so-called sequester. but w
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 6:00am PST
senator from tennessee. thank you, sir. >> thank you, chuck. >>> developing now, we just learned that massachusetts governor deval patrick will name his temporary place holder appointment at 11:00 a.m. today. remember how this massachusetts law works. they have to appoint somebody who cannot run for the position. that's what he's doing today. will it be vickie kennedy, barney frank, will it be somebody that washington doesn't know? but that duval does? coming up, the stock market was pubbing near all-time highs. how will wall street react to the news that the economy shrank last quarter? plus we're live in cairo where violence rages for a seventh straight day. the political paralysis cos end up forcing the military to take back control from the president. first today's trivia question, since 1947, which is the only state to produce two chairmen of the senate armed services committee? the answer and more coming up on t on the daily run you". it's red lobster's 30 shrimp! for $11.99 pair any two shrimp selections on one plate! like mango jalapeÑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp.
CBS
Jan 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
damage in mount juliet, tennessee. the storms rupted as a large warm air mass out of the gulf collidedcollided with an incoming cold front. john kerry gave his farewell speech on the floor of the u.s. senate today. the veteran democrat is leaving, after 27 years, to become secretary of state. today, kerry looked back on his public career, starting with his service in vietnam and as a leading anti-war figure. in the senate, he focused on foreign policy, and was his party's nominee for president in 2004. >> eight years ago, i admit i had a slightly different plan to leave the senate. but 61 million americans voted they want me to stay with you. staying here i learned about humility, and i learned sometimes the greatest lesson comes not from victory, but from dusting yourself off. >> holman: in boston today, the governor of massachusetts tapped william "mo" cowan-- a former aide to the governor-- as interim senator. cowan will become the second black member of this senate. cowan said he has no plans to run in the june special election to fill the remaining 18 months of kerry's te
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 2:35am EST
an abusive father in rural, tennessee who beat him with pots and pans. both orr and willis were adopted by white families who had to explain themselves to the neighbors. >> yeah, web help them. everybody at the time was like, you don't have a clue what you're doing. >> reporter: the two have become life-long friends and outside practice today they told us how much they still truly love their adoptive parents. >> they've been there through the good and bad, the crazy years. so just to have him here this weekend to enjoy this experience is a blessing. >> it's truly amazing, knowing where we came from and it made us work a lot harder, i never take anything for grant it. >> reporter: no matter who wins the ring, they believe that greatness is not what they've achieved but what they've overcome. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> we really want to see your team spirit before sunday's super bowl. so send us pictures displaying your team pride. >> that's right. show some creativity and you know what? maybe a little cleavage as you wear your favorite football garb. it's cool. it's good. >> i
PBS
Jan 30, 2013 5:30pm PST
juliet, tennessee. the storms rupted as a large warm air mass out of the gulf collidecollided wth an incomingo front. john kerry gave his farewell speech on the floor of the u.s. senate today. the veteran democrat is leaving, after 27 years, to become secretary of state. today, kerry looked back on his public career, starting with his service in vietnam and as a leading anti-war figure. in the senate, he focused on foreign policy, and was his party's nominee for president in 2004. >> eight years ago, i admit i had a slightly different plan to leave the senate. but 61 million americans voted they want me to stay with you. staying here, i learned about humility, and i learned sometimes the greatest lesson comes not from victory, but from dusting yourself off. >> holman: in boston today, the governor of massachusetts tapped william "mo" cowan-- a former aide to the governor-- as interim senator. cowan will become the second black member of this senate. cowan said he has no plans to run in the june special election to fill the remaining 18 months of kerry's term. donor countries pledg
CNN
Jan 26, 2013 11:00am PST
. turner is a native of tennessee. >>> if there's anyone who knows about what's hot online, it's george takei with over 3 million likes on facebook, over a half million followers on twitter, he is clearly the man. actor, writer, director, dancer, singer, rights activisactivist. you may know him best as sulu from "star trek" and everyone's favorite real life lions and tigers and bears, oh, my. how is that for an intro? he joins us from new york to talk about his new book appropriately called "oh myy." thank you for being with us. why oh myyy? >> well, howard stern made that my signature. it's a common phrase that everybody uses. but he got it on tape and whenever someone says something outrageous or eccentric, he presses a button and my voice comes on saying oh my. so i thought why not use it as the title of my book. >> i'm thinking of my ring tone. you were teased by howard stern. are you guys friends? because it is very funny what he does. but you could have taken, you know, taken that in a knob way but you turned that into gold. >> well, he's a great guy. and someone that i admire. he
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm PST
, some of it from tornadoes. one death is reported in tennessee, another in georgia. right now the worst weather is crossing georgia. cnn's miguel marquez is in adairsville where there is significant damage. tell us what is going on. >> reporter: huge damage. at least one person, we understand, was killed when a building collapsed but fortunately not where i'm standing, at least not that we know of. this entire area -- this looks like it was someone's -- part of somebody's lunch that was being made is here. across the road, this is the main road in adairsville, georgia. two roads are completely destroyed. you can see the cars that are flipped over and semitrucks are flipped over as well. you can see this was a plant making heavy machinery this morning, 50 to 100 people in this thing. it is completely demolished. everyone, everyone made it out alive and fine. we talked to a couple of employees who said they hid in the bathroom and prayed and prayed but they finally were able to get out and amazingly enough, nobody was killed there. throughout this area, though, whether it's in marietta or
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 10:00am EST
legislation. mr. goodlatte: i yield to the gentleman from tennessee, mr. fleischmann. mr. fleischmann: amount 20, section 1. the terms of the president and the vice president shall end at noon on the 20th day of january and the terms of senators and representatives at noon on the third day of january of the years in which such terms would have ended if this article had not been ratified. and the terms of their successors shall then begin. section 2, the congress shall assemble at least once in every year and such meeting shall begin at noon on the third day of january unless they shall by law appoint a different day. mr. goodlatte: i yield to the gentlewoman from florida, ms. ros-lehtinen. ms. ros-lehtinen: section 3, if, at the time fixed for the beginning of the term of the president, the president-elect shall have died, the vice president-elect shall become president. if a president shall not have been chosen before the time fixed for the beginning of his term, or if the president-elect shall have failed to qualify, then the vice president-elect shall shall act as president until a preside
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